Relax… it is Thailand

As part of our trip we have already visited 6 different countries. Each of those countries had something very specific that we noticed about them (I am mainly referring to culture, people) and Thailand is no exception. In Singapore it was the multiculturality of the country and peoples’ ability to just get along disregarding their... Continue Reading →

Budget Travel – Singapore

There exists a common belief that Singapore is an expensive country to visit. Well, let our recent one-week stay in Singapore be a living proof that’s not the case. We found that if you are not staying in the famous Marina Bay Sands hotel always flashing in pictures related to Singapore you can explore this... Continue Reading →

Singapore – The Lion City

I don’t even know where to start with this one really – so much happened to us just before and during our stay in Singapore! Just a couple of days before taking off we had nowhere to stay as our efforts to get someone to host us on Couchsurfing had been fruitless (hotels in Singapore... Continue Reading →

Most Awesome Airport I Have Seen So Far

It would not be an understatement to say that our recent experiences with airports have been on the poor side. From finding our bags thrown into a pile in Nepal, to waiting at an overconditioned prison-like immigration hall in Chennai for our boarding passes, Singapore airport really is a different thing altogether. Singapore Changi is... Continue Reading →

Budget Travel – Sri Lanka

We have been able to do so many things in Sri Lanka! We went sightseeing, visited temples, climbed mountains, surfed and even explored two ship wreck sites underwater. Most importantly though we did this without blowing our budget. As a matter of fact we found Sri Lanka to be approximately the same as India or... Continue Reading →

Sri Lanka – Yes Please!

Sri Lanka – a teardrop in the Indian Ocean with amazing nature, awesome, warm beaches, friendly people and absolutely crap internet. What a place to disconnect from everything that is going on in the world, relax and enjoy life. We literally fell in love with Sri Lanka in less than 24 hours. I am not... Continue Reading →

Budget Travel – India

Welcome back budget travellers. As the name suggests this time the post is about India. Just before I get into the details I would like to say that we have got our spreadsheet which we used to budget for our 12 month trip during which we will be covering more than 30 different countries in... Continue Reading →

Travelling in India – The Basics

Kristina has been really keen to return to India after her last visit in 2013 as she had very positive memories about the country. During her previous visit she covered quite a bit including Chandigar, Manali, Amritsar, Shimla, Delhi, Agra, Mumbai, Bangalore, Mysore, Kochi, Munar and McLeod Ganj. Despite that, both of us are discovering... Continue Reading →

9 Interesting facts about Nepal

Having stayed here for almost two weeks I am giving Nepal a big thumbs up! I have to say we chose a very unique place for our first stop on this around-the-world journey (more about Nepal here and here). Below are my 9 interesting facts about Nepal. To break these down further I divided them... Continue Reading →

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